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Windows start button not working

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November 23, 2013 10:47:22 PM

I just upgraded to windows 8.1 and when I tap on the windows start button, nothing comes up except for a colourful box with nothing on it. Please help me out
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November 23, 2013 10:55:30 PM

Hi,

Windows 8 takes a bit of getting used to. There's two intuitive ways to find what you're looking for

1. Search. Press the Windows key to bring up the start menu and start typing the name of whatever it is that you're looking for. Windows 8.1 improves on this quite a bit, it's my go-to way of finding things

2. Bring up the apps view by pressing the downward facing arrow at the bottom of the start menu. This is closer to the traditional start menu. If you prefer this menu to the start menu (as I do) you can enable it by default by right clicking on the task bar and selecting properties -> navigation -> "Show the apps view automatically when I go to start". You may also want to enable the "search everywhere" option directly below it.

Alternatively, you can pin commonly used applications to the taskbar directly by right clicking on them when they are running and selecting "Pin this program to taskbar". Do this with your favourite web browser at least.
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February 4, 2014 3:02:51 AM

Pinhedd said:
Hi,

Windows 8 takes a bit of getting used to. There's two intuitive ways to find what you're looking for

1. Search. Press the Windows key to bring up the start menu and start typing the name of whatever it is that you're looking for. Windows 8.1 improves on this quite a bit, it's my go-to way of finding things

2. Bring up the apps view by pressing the downward facing arrow at the bottom of the start menu. This is closer to the traditional start menu. If you prefer this menu to the start menu (as I do) you can enable it by default by right clicking on the task bar and selecting properties -> navigation -> "Show the apps view automatically when I go to start". You may also want to enable the "search everywhere" option directly below it.

Alternatively, you can pin commonly used applications to the taskbar directly by right clicking on them when they are running and selecting "Pin this program to taskbar". Do this with your favourite web browser at least.



He meant nothings on Windows Start Menu, its completeLy blank sometimes mouse do not work Like on any internet explorer. Start menu is not working sometime opens but blank screen, no search working?
any heLp? I have the same problem, Asus P5N73-AM
do U know why this is happening?
onboard GPU nforce 610i / geforce 7050
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